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The William S. Langs Stock, Part 2:
U.S. Stamps, Postal History and Zeppelin Flights


Postal Stationery




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Lot 3544

1862, H. Smith Postage Stamp Envelope, 25¢ (Reed #PE673), Type II, with boxed shield upper right and flag upper left, sound with forme miscut, capturing part of neighboring flap; light soiling, Fine to Very Fine, scarce; only about 50 examples of all of Henry Smith's envelopes are thought to exist.
Estimate $500 - 750.
Current Bid $250
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Lot 3545

Envelope, 1853, 3¢ red on buff, die 1 (Scott U2), an immaculate mint entire with preprinted address, Extremely Fine.
Scott $850.
Estimate $300 - 400.
Current Bid $150
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Lot 3546

Envelope, 1860, 6¢ red on buff (Scott U31), cut square, alluring color; interesting inking/die variety extending frame at top and bottom; creases and thins, Fine to Very Fine centering.
Scott $3,500.
Estimate $500 - 750.
Current Bid $250
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Lot 3547

Envelope, 1861, 12¢ red & brown on buff (Scott U42), die 18, size 21, knife 96, watermark 1, an exquisite example of this bicolor, still bright with crisp embossing; few age spots of no consequence, Very Fine, a real beauty, with 2003 P.S.E. certificate.
UPSS 98.
Scott $475.
Estimate $250 - 350.
Current Bid $130
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Lot 3548

Envelope, 1865, 9¢ lemon and orange yellow on buff (Scott U66, U67a), cut square, each fresh with eye-popping color and large, balanced margins; light corner bend on top left corner of #U67a, Very Fine.
Scott $525.
Estimate $300 - 400.
Current Bid $150
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Lot 3549
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Envelope, 1870, 10¢ olive black (Scott U89), pristine with perfect printing and embossing, backflap unsealed, Very Fine.
Scott $900 regular.
Estimate $200 - 300.
Current Bid $100
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Lot 3550

Envelope, 1884, 2¢ red, die 1 (Scott U285), cut square (full corner), incredibly fresh with strong color and stand-out embossing, the indicia nestled 'midst the finest margins possible, Extremely Fine, with 2003 P.S.E. certificate.
Scott $600+.
Estimate $400 - 600.
Current Bid $200
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Lot 3551

Envelope, 1920, 2¢ on 2¢ carmine, die 7 (Scott U466Ae), an immaculate mint entire, Extremely Fine, with 2015 P.F. certificate, noting "a weak surcharge".
Scott $1,200.
Estimate $350 - 500.
Current Bid $180
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Lot 3552

Airmail Envelope, 1958, 10¢ blue & red on blue, type II, red omitted (Scott UC32b); vertical fold, Very Fine, very rare.
Scott $625.
Estimate $300 - 400.
Current Bid $150
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Lot 3553

Airmail Envelope, 1961, 11¢ red & blue on blue, blue omitted (Scott UC35b), Very Fine.
Scott $950.
Estimate $400 - 600.
Current Bid $200
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Lot 3554

War Dept., 1875, 1¢ red on amber (Scott UO45), cut square (full corner), fresh with absolutely immense margins, Extremely Fine.
Scott $600.
Estimate $300 - 400.
Current Bid $150
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Lot 3555

War Dept., 1875, 1¢ red on amber (Scott UO45), cut square, Post Office fresh with glowing color; a couple tiny thin specks, otherwise Very Fine.
Scott $600.
Estimate $200 - 300.
Current Bid $100
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Lot 3556

Postal Savings, 1911, 2¢ carmine on manila, color error (Scott UO72a), mint entire; a wee bit of aging on the sides is all that keeps this envelope from being pristine, Fine to Very Fine overall, and very scarce, with 1985 P.F. certificate.
Scott $1,800.
Estimate $300 - 400.
Current Bid $150
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Lot 3557

Postal Card, 1964, 4¢ Social Security, blue omitted (Scott UX51b), mint entire; some light creasing/wrinkles, Very Fine, scarcer than the catalog indicates.
Scott $625.
Estimate $250 - 350.
Current Bid $130
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Lot 3558

Postal Card, 1971, 6¢ America's Hospitals, magenta and black shifted left (Scott UX60 var.), mint entire, Very Fine.
USPCC S79C.
Estimate $300 - 400.
Current Bid $150
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